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Blowin’ Up Bigger Than Mohamed Mohamud.

THE BREEDERS: One of the most promising (and fun) dance bands in Portland, O Bruxo, is calling it quits. We are mega-bummed by this news. The band, whose live shows were spontaneous, pulsing, sweaty a ...   More
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

Kinda Enjoying It’sfuckingcoldpocalypse 2010.

SON OF BROMDEN: Although Portland Center Stage has yet to make an announcement, we have it on good authority the company has cast actor Tim Sampson as Chief Bromden in its upcoming production of One F ...   More
Wednesday, November 24, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

Gossip That Likes Having Its Privates Scanned.

PICK A MOON DOG: Today in awesome bar names: Jacob Carey has applied for a liquor license for the space at 736 SE Grand Ave. (formerly Niki’s Restaurant) under the trade name Dig a Pony. THE WIS ...   More
Wednesday, November 17, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

Team “We’d Watch Coco, But We Can’t Afford Cable.”

MAYBE HE’LL PLAY FOR THE TIMBERS? NAH: English soccer star Wayne Rooney visited Portland last weekend to work with Nike staff at the shoe company’s headquarters. Which meant the notorious ...   More
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

Gretchen? Really? Eff You, Project Runway.

FOAM, FOR THE WIN: Portland’s dominance of the caffeinated arts continues with news that Sterling Coffee microroaster and Coffeehouse Northwest co-owner Adam McGovern won the New World Latte Art ...   More
Wednesday, November 3, 2010 WW Culture Staff

Gossip On A Preemptive Sugar High.

R.I.P.: Raul Ugalde, 30, frontman of Portland band Caguama, died Friday of undisclosed causes. Caguama’s music, a blend of cumbia and rock and roll, was unique among local bands. The group seeme ...   More
Wednesday, October 27, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

Mmmmph, Slurp, Garumph-Aaargh. Food Is God.

OUT OF THE PAN, INTO THE FIRE: As old-school music fans come out of the woodwork to celebrate the final weeks of Satyricon, the bad news keeps on coming. Berbati’s Pan, a fixture in the Portland ...   More
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

We’re So Using Pages 10-33 As A Political Cheat Sheet.

CULTURE CLUB: Portlanders have a club for everything, including, it seems, a club for people with ideas. Year-old think tank Research Club hosts events and brunches where creative people—from ar ...   More
Wednesday, October 13, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

Wow, He Really Likes Cats!

OPEN AND SHUT: Concordia gastropub Fats and MLK wine bar Alu both closed last week; the former will become a second location of Little Big Burger, Micah Camden’s new Pearl District burger joint. ...   More
Wednesday, October 6, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

Our Gossip Will Go On And On...

CONFORMING TO STEREOTYPE: As if musical adaptation of Sunset Boulevard weren’t enough to attract the business of a certain sort of gay white man, Portland Center Stage is encouraging patrons (me ...   More
Wednesday, September 29, 2010 WW Culture Staff

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